Technology
 

Cornerstone: Information Technology & Cybersecurity

Cornerstone: Information Technology & Cybersecurity
Planning and preparing for a successful career in information technology and Cybersecurity. Developing foundational skills with computers, networks, web systems, cybersecurity, and technical problem solving. Comparing information technology and Cybersecurity to computer science, computer engineering, and information systems.
IT&C
101
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 NoteFee.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining IT&C 101
Course Outcomes: 

IT and related professions

Understand the difference between Information Technology (IT), Cybersecurity, Information Systems (IS), Computer Science (CS), and Computer Engineering (CE).

Programming

Acquire a beginning knowledge of programming (e.g., variables; functions; logic)

Networking

Acquire a basic knowledge of computer networking

Computer Hardware

Acquire a basic knowledge of computer hardware (e.g., parts of a computer adn their role)

Operating Systems

Acquire a basic knowledge of operating systems (e.g., Linux, virtual machines)

Databases

Acquire a basic knowledge of databases (e.g., SQL queries)

Web Systems

Acquire a basic knowledge of web systems (e.g., HTML, CSS, Javascript)

Human Computer Interaction

Acquire a basic knowledge of human computer interaction (e.g., user needs assessment; prototyping)

Data Representation

Acquire a basic knowledge of how data is represented in a computer (e.g., binary, ASCII, hexidecimal)

IT in Society

Acquire a basic knowledge of the role of IT in our society including computer security.